Industrial-Sized Deals TextBTS15 Shop Women's Handbags Learn more nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon Disturbed Storm Fire TV Stick Grocery Find the Best Purina Pro Plan for Your Pet Shop Popular Services Home Theater Setup Plumbing Services Assembly Services Shop all tmnt tmnt tmnt  Amazon Echo Starting at $99 Kindle Voyage The Walking Dead\ Gear Up for Football Deal of the Day
LBJ's American Promise: The 1965 Voting Rights Address and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
  • List Price: $16.95
  • Save: $8.43 (50%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 12 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
LBJ’s American Promi... has been added to your Cart
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Fine. Paperback. 2007. Originally published at $16.95.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $0.35
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

LBJ’s American Promise: The 1965 Voting Rights Address (Library of Presidential Rhetoric) Paperback – December 1, 2006


See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$8.52
$6.95 $2.31

Best Books of the Year So Far
Best Books of the Year So Far
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2015's Best Books of the Year So Far in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.
$8.52 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 12 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

LBJ’s American Promise: The 1965 Voting Rights Address (Library of Presidential Rhetoric) + Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches
Price for both: $24.68

Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

Review

“The 1965 voting rights address (widely known as the “We Shall Overcome” speech) was Lyndon Johnson’s most eloquent. While sensitive to the speech’s limitations, Garth Pauley masterfully explains its power: the moral force of the civil rights movement and the politics of the Johnson administration joined at an opportune moment, and the president’s rhetorical choices constituted that moment as unique, urgent, and transcendent. This study is a model of how archival research can illumine the history and criticism of public discourse.”--David Zarefsky, Owen L. Coon Professor of Communications Studies, Northwestern University
(David Zarefsky, Owen L. Coon Professor of Communications Studies, Northwestern U)

About the Author

GARTH E. PAULEY is the author of The Modern Presidency and Civil Rights: Rhetoric on Race from Roosevelt to Nixon (Texas A&M University Press). Pauley holds a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University and is an associate professor in the Communication Arts & Sciences Department at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


More About the Author

After receiving my Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University (1999), I began a career as a professor at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where I've been ever since. Until recently, my primary research specialization has been American civil rights rhetoric. But I have begun writing about American religious oratory during the colonial era. I hope to finish a short book about Jonathan Edwards's famous "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" sermon in the next couple of years.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
LBJ’s American Promise: The 1965 Voting Rights Address (Library of Presidential Rhetoric)
This item: LBJ’s American Promise: The 1965 Voting Rights Address (Library of Presidential Rhetoric)
Price: $8.52
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com